Says the Sueddeutsche Zeitung. Thanks to Heiko Stubner for the link. According to the article, he has sent a letter to Michael Fuchs from the CDU. His reason is that it doesn’t make much sense to make coal cheaper when you have to worry about global warming.
He is right. And there is another reason for this.
As I said about two weeks ago, there is no way anyone can close their coal mine in Germany and take it to China. The carbon leakage that is supposed to be prevented by these rebates is not possible in the first place in the mining sector.